As a broadcaster, Jim has presented a number of science documentaries on television, such as the Bafta-nominated ‘Chemistry: a volatile history’ and ‘Atom’, a three-part series on BBC Four about the history of our understanding of the atom and atomic physics.


Jim Al-Khalili is the presenter of The Life Scientific on Radio 4, Tuesday morning. He talks to leading scientists about their work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for mankind.